Health Visiting

Introducing the Malnutrition Task Force

The Malnutrition Task Force is an independent group of experts across health, social care and local government united to address the problem of preventable malnutrition in older people. Malnutrition is a major cause and consequence of poor health and older … Read more → – Introducing the Malnutrition Task Force

Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

Parents are being invited to send in their questions about whooping cough ahead of a webchat scheduled for Tuesday 5 February. Dr Dawn Harper, from Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies programme, will host the chat from 11:30am–12:30pm on the Netmums website. … Read more → – Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

Health visiting: delivering an even better service for children, families and communities

Effective local partnerships are at the heart of efforts to transform provision and access to high quality health visiting services throughout England This is the aim and belief of the NHS Alliance (NHSA) and a key theme of this year’s … Read more → – Health visiting: delivering an even better service for children, families and communities

Practice teacher framework brings strength and clarity to health visiting workforce

For the first time, the Department of Health is providing a national framework for health visitor teaching in practice First announced in July of this year, the framework seeks to improve understanding of the practice teacher role and its importance … Read more → – Practice teacher framework brings strength and clarity to health visiting workforce

More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

The Department wants to maximise the opportunity for all interested parties to contribute to the Nursery Milk Scheme consultation, particularly all schools and nurseries across Great Britain. Therefore, and in response to requests, the deadlines for responding to the consultation … Read more → – More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective